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  • NewsWorks in turn looks at the overall budget plan, which calls for an additional $100 million in spending from last year’s. Nutter stressed the “painful” decisions ahead for the city, as it seeks to get that money not through “tax hikes,” but through realistic reassessments of current property values.
  • Naked Philly reports that Logan Square’s Granary Building, constructed in 1924 on the site of a Civil War era grain elevator, will be reconstituted as a 120-unit apartment building. “This is another good example of neighborhood residents working with developers, and visa versa, to discover interesting ways to incorporate historic buildings and architectural references into new construction.”
  • The sports section of philly.com calls Xfinity Live! “Philadelphia’s new Cathedral of Sport.” The article previews the layout and projected day to day rhythms of the complex, which will be accessible to the general public everyday from 11AM to 2AM after it opens on March 30.
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